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Loretta Yin
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Edie's Poem
Where I'm From      I am from the books crowding the shelves,  siting around.      I am from the old rotten apple tree  From the tree-house that has gone with the fallen     limb.     I am from the red brick school, sitting there.     It is no longer mine. ...
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Where did The Time Go?
Here I am in Plano, TX, for the tenth month. Almost ten months! Where did the time go?  Yes, I have been very content in this old folks' place. It is not home, but it is okay. Living among some 200+ Seniors is still a "new" experience for me. I do, however,...
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My Friend Beverly
I first saw Beverly Montgomery at an art workshop in Ardmore, Oklahoma, in the late 1999s. I was blown away by her colorful and vibrant watercolor paintings. I said to myself that I wished that I could paint like her. I was a greenhorn of a painter, seeking...
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The Little Potess
My ten-year old grand-daughter writes poetry.  Here are some of her poems: The Ringy-Dings The Ringy-Dings Are thingy things That ding ding ding when they move And they hover And they ground. They really are quite dumber  And look like a mound. And what the...
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Love And Friendship
Last night I got a phone call from my old schoolmate Joyce. Joyce and I went to England together after our graduation from Hong Kong University in 1954. We traveled on S.S.Asia, from Hong Kong to Italy. And from Italy, we went on an overnight train to Calai...
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The Loner
They call him Whitie.  He has a full head of fluffy white hair. I had seen around.  He did not say much.  Sometimes, he would acknowledge your "Good Morning." Sometimes, he would give you a half-hearted smile. Sometimes, he would just look at you.  Perhaps ...
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Museum Outing
There are many activities provided to the residents at the Conservatory. Cultural ones, such as visiting the museum is one. One sunny morning, the minibus took some fourteen or sixteen of us to one of the major Museums in another City, some fifty or so mile...
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Sit And Get Fit!
Every Monday through Saturday, there are exercises classes at the Conservatory. You can do Sit And Get Fit, Move It Or Lose It, Yoga, or Balance Acts. My children said to me that I should go to Exercises Classes. "They are good for you," they said. "Mom, yo...
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Happy Hour!
It is three-thirty in the afternoon. Happy Hour at the Conservatory! Just a minute. I thought this is a senior-living facility. Happy Hours at three-thirty? And they are serving WINE? When I was looking over this place some months ago, the Co-ordinator said...
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Hot Breakfast
Thursdays, we have Hot Breakfast. It is a Big Deal ! On weekday mornings, we have coffee, juice, oatmeal, cereal, hard-boiled eggs, different kinds of  breads and muffins, and fruits. We help ourselves and sit at whatever table that did not have white table...
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